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How to Claim Your Inner Creativity

Faisal Hoque | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Mindfulness helps us see the ways in which our actions aren't in correlation with ideals we have about ourselves, and in this way it helps us become more aware of our own interior states, which leads to being more empathetic for others and more authentic.

Permission to Be

Harper Spero | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

I kept thinking about the power of saying no. I spent so much of my life saying yes, and doing everything and going everywhere because that's what everyone else wanted for me. By simply saying no, and choosing myself, I realized I was being more authentic to myself.

I Don't Know How You Do It

Essraa nawar | Posted 02.06.2015 | Parents
Essraa nawar

Just like any other mum (working or not working), I get stressed, feel overwhelmed, things sometimes do slip through the cracks and at times I barely meet deadlines (school projects, papers, registration, paperwork, etc.).

Society's Bias Against Motherhood Is Creating a New Problem With No Name

Lisen Stromberg | Posted 02.04.2015 | Parents
Lisen Stromberg

The sad reality is that professional women who want or have children are often told to hide or deny this side of ourselves. We are told if we don't, our careers will be even more stymied because the research shows the bias against mothers is real.

3 Simple Steps to Get Back in Control of Your Day

David Finkel | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
David Finkel

if you want to sustain your new behavior over time, I urge you to invest the five minutes capturing your weekly victories at the end of each week. Share them with your team. Encourage them to do the same 1...2...3... steps that you are. And watch your business flourish!

What We Can Learn From Max Schireson's Resignation

Michelle Maldonado | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Maldonado

So many of us often fall victim to our own limited and even binary thinking, falsely believing that the ability to create rich, fulfilling and abundant lives for ourselves and our families lies more in the hands of those around us than in our own

5 Things Successful People Do To End Their Days Right

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

Business may be 24-7 and your tech may never get tired, but human beings are cyclical animals. Our creativity and energy levels wax and wane throughou...

6 Tips I Use to Stop Feelings of Guilt and Reclaim Feelings of Joy as a Mom

Traci Bild | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Traci Bild

Something happens when you have kids, it's like this guilt trigger, which didn't exist before. It gets turned on and quickly goes into overdrive. The worst part is that the guilt is completely unfounded -- it's kind of like F.E.A.R. -- false evidence appearing real!

Evolution of the Manager

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Today, their stereotypical role focuses on constraint, control, order, diligence, and sticking with the common assumptions that have long guided how we work. Instead, managers must heed the word of the band Prodigy to become "fire-starters."

That Time I Wanted to Get Hit By a Bus on the Way to Work

Samantha Sutherland | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Sutherland

Be yourself, do your best work every day, find a mentor (or just a single friend in the office) and make time for yourself every single day.

10 Helpful Apps to Help Organize Your Life Now

Ashley Massis | Posted 02.01.2015 | Technology
Ashley Massis

From work to play, we are constantly juggling a lot on our plates. As a freelancer, I am constantly juggling a large array of clients and projects. In order to stay on top of work, I have to constantly stay up to date on my organization.

The Side of Motherhood We Aren't Prepared to Discuss

Traci Bild | Posted 01.31.2015 | Parents
Traci Bild

I treaded very lightly and explained that I was that mom at one time, but that I had found a way out of the daily grind. My passion and book, Get Your Girl Back, was to help their moms do the same.

The Paid Vacation Route to Full Employment

Dean Baker | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Dean Baker

Germany has long mandated paid family leave, paid sick days, and several weeks of paid vacation every year. All of these policies have the effect of shortening the average hours workers put in on the job each year.

Passion, Rituals and Entrepreneurial Success

John Bowen | Posted 01.31.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we often face the seemingly conflicting goals of building a great business and having a great personal life outside of the office. I think we all realize that true success is about more than just huge financial rewards -- it's also about living a rich and fulfilling life, by design. But how do we get there?

You Are Not Too Old

Medium | Gary Wu | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

A common question I see frequently asked online is: “Am I too old to learn or do X?” where X is anything from programming to painting to starting ...

WATCH: Why We Need A Digital Sabbath

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

The news is the best distraction ever invented. But, if we pay too much attention to it, we’ll never have the time to daydream, unpack our anxieties...

Holiday Survival 101

Tamara Star | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Part of what makes the holidays so special is being around family, experiencing the joy of giving, the indulgence of special food and drink, and the fun of holiday parties. It's super OK to dive into all of it, we've just got to remember ways to come up for air.

Guiding Principles for Success in Life and Business

Andrea Goertz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Andrea Goertz

Although society seems to be shifting to accommodate the professional woman who also has a family, we still have a ways to go in engendering workplace cultures that value work-life balance.

8 Mistakes of the Would-Be Digital Nomad Family

AK Turner | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
AK Turner

You work from your laptop. You've heard stories of people just like you who travel for months at a time. You think you're ready to give it a try. I think you're ready, too. When planning your first trip, make sure you avoid these eight common mistakes of would-be traveling families.

(Gr)attitude

Bethany & Daniel Henderson | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Bethany & Daniel Henderson

This year, we're doing something different. No forcing ourselves to muster platitudes when we really don't feel like it. No mumbling half-hearted blanket statements. No, this year, we're acknowledging head-on all that drives us crazy every day.

Writer Moms and the Sacrifices We Make

Vanessa Mártir | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Vanessa Mártir

Mom wrote about sitting at the edge of el Rio Cangrejal in Honduras while her Abuelita Tinita slapped their clothes against the rocks. She wrote about when she stole the gallina when she was 10 because she wanted a soup so bad, she didn't think beyond her hunger.

I Did It Their Way!

Catherine Nagle | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

I've come to learn even more these days that our greatest successes, achievements, and desires flow smoothly when we put the comfort and happiness of those around us ahead of our own wants and desires.

People in High Profile Careers and Unfulfilling Relationships: Why It's Your Fault for Marrying a "Jerk"

Thuy Sindell | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

Any woman or man who complains about their partner not stepping up to support them has no one to blame but themselves. If you never communicated what you wanted or needed from the start of the relationship, you have trained them that you will take on more than your share.

The Day I Lost My Brother But Found Myself

Traci Bild | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Traci Bild

Growing up isn't always easy and standing up for yourself and your beliefs is even harder. As much as I want it, my brother and I will never be the same and that breaks my heart. That day I found the courage to use my voice.

Make Everything More Fun!

Erin Cox | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

From the monotonous routine of maintaining a home, to your workouts, parenting, and your work life, this question can be transformational.